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Synonyms for throw

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

to bring to bear steadily or forcefully

to send out heat, light, or energy

to release or move (a switch, for example) in order to activate, deactivate, or control a device


throw away: to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

throw away: to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

throw off: to free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable

throw off: to cast off by a natural process

throw off: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

throw off: to get away from (a pursuer)

throw out: to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

throw out: to put out by force

throw out: to displace (a bone) from a socket or joint

throw over: to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

throw up: to eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Synonyms for throw

the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)

a single chance or instance

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something

casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly

move violently, energetically, or carelessly

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place or put with great energy

convey or communicate


cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation

put or send forth

to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly

cause to be confused emotionally

utter with force

organize or be responsible for

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make on a potter's wheel

cause to fall off

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throw (a die) out onto a flat surface

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Another well known American company, iRobot, also developed a throwable.
ThrowRaft released its newest product, an inflatable, Coast Guard- approved, throwable PFD that is lightweight, re-packable, and can be stored for easy access.
The contract is for the supply of seven pieces Throwable Waterproof Robots, training, documentation and spare parts and performing on demand from (DLM) maintenance of these systems for the Maritime Advanced Search teams.
Those aren't really throwable robots, he maintained.
ST Kinetics says there are plans to develop a family of light, throwable and remotely operated devices that can easily be adapted for surveillance and other sensor needs.
In addition, boats more than 16 feet in length must also carry a throwable flotation device.
In addition to many other designs, PIAP has recently produced new breakthroughs such as the Tactical Throwable Robot (TRM), a small robotic device designed for anti-terrorist applications.
The Switlik MOM 600, for example, is a four-person inflatable that comes packed in a case just larger than a throwable boat cushion and weighing only 15 pounds.
TYPE IV PFD - A throwable device such as life rings and buoyant seat cushions.
Army's Rapid Equipping Force for up to 1,000 miniature, throwable, mobile robots.
The Throwbot[R] XT is a throwable, mobile micro-robot that provides both audio and video reconnaissance of dangerous environments.
Area tactical and special operations teams will use the throwable micro-robot systems during high-risk tactical and counterterrorism operations to gain improved situational awareness and greater standoff distance.
The throwable Recon Scout XT protects warfighters by providing immediate situational awareness and greater standoff distance during dismounted patrols and compound-clearing operations.